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4-H clover Animal ID Reminders

Reminder: MAY 15 - ANIMAL ID DEADLINE in 4HONLINE.  ALL Roseau County 4-H youth planning to show horses or livestock animals at the 4-H project showcase at the fair must  own, have tagged or tattooed and identified animals by May 15, 2023.  

More county specific details can be found in the Livestock Animal ID Letter . All ID requirements found on the MN Extension/4-H website: https://extension.umn.edu/projects-and-more/4-h-animal-id

  •  Official MN 4-H Ear Tags are needed for showing beef, sheep, swine, & meat goat projects. Request your needed 4-H ear tags and tagger by calling (218-463-1052) and talking to a staff member at least one day prior to picking up at  the UMN Extension/Roseau County 4-H Office. There are taggers available for you to check out and use as well. This requires a $25 deposit which is returned to you upon return of tagger. Return the tagger as soon as possible or within a couple days. All chickens, turkeys, & game birds need a numbered leg or wing band. Leg bands available at the Extension office. 

  • Cloverbuds (Grades Kindergarten - 2nd) should call or email to let us know if they plan to show an animal. 

  • Livestock Quality Assurance Training Options: Reminder to all youth that are hoping to participate as a state fair 4-H Minnesota livestock exhibitor (Gr. 6 and above) in beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry, rabbits, meat goat and dairy goat must complete livestock quality assurance training prior to county fair. Visit the Minnesota 4-H website for more LQAE details
    • Two training options are available. Training deadline for Roseau County is June 15.
      • 1. A three-hour in-person workshop (LQAE) including ethics. Valid for three years.
        *Notice: Kittson/Roseau County will host an in-person training on Saturday, May 13, 2023 in Hallock at the KCC courthouse from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Free registration. Register in 4HOnline,Visit  https://mn.4honline.com  select your profile, click on events, select the  “Kittson and Roseau Counties: 4-H Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics (LQA&E) Training”.
      • 2. A one-hour online training Youth for the quality care of animals (YQCA) . Valid for one year. 

Reminder:  All youth will also need to pre-register their fair project exhibits (animal & general) in the FairEntry online system. Fair Entry will be open June 1-15. More information on Roseau County 4-H Fair Project showcase.   

If you have any questions contact us at UMN Extension/4-H office, Roseau County (218-463-1052) or email Sandi Weiland, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development weila006@umn.edu   

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